Alain Vigneault is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League. Vigneault has previously coached the Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, and the New York Rangers in the NHL, as well as in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. During his career with the Canucks, he won the Jack Adams Award as the NHL's top coach of the year in 2006–07 and became the team's record holder for wins as a coach. Under Vigneault, Vancouver won back-to-back Presidents' Trophies and made one Stanley Cup Finals appearance. In his first season with New York, he led the Rangers to their first Stanley Cup Finals appearance in 20 years. Prior to his coaching career, Vigneault played professionally as a defenceman for six seasons in the NHL, Central Hockey League and American Hockey League. In the NHL, he played 42 games over two seasons, 1981–82 and 1982–83, for the St. Louis Blues.
|Born:||May 14, 1961, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada|
|Occupation:||Ice hockey coach, player|
About Alain Vigneault
NHL head coach who set the Vancouver Canucks record as the all-time winningest coach before leaving to join the New York Rangers in 2013.
Alain Vigneault Before Fame
He was drafted in the 1981 NHL draft and played in the QMJHL and CHL before starting his coaching career in 1997.
Achievement of Alain Vigneault
He earned his first Jack Adams Award, as the NHL's coach of the year, with the Canucks in 2007.
Alain Vigneault Family Life
He has two daughters, Andreane and Janie, with his ex-wife.
Associations of Alain Vigneault
He coached Ryan Kesler on the Vancouver Canucks from 2004 to 2013.
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- Philadelphia Flyers coaches
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